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    September 17, 2010
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saying hurt 10 years in office has been a labor of love. >> earlier, i called gregg bernstein and advised him that i was conceding, and i pledge my support for a smooth transition. >> pat jessamy was the city's top prosecutor for 15 years. her eyes filled with tears, and a smile on her face, she accepted defeat graciously. she said she is not going quietly into the night, but she is moving forward. >> if you were driving on west franklin street today, you may have noticed some parking spaces were gone. it is part of baltimore celebration for global parking day, to highlight the importance of green spaces in urban areas. >> a beautiful many part transformed some parking spots along west franklin street in >> we cannot arrest and convict our way of our current predicament. >> she will soon team up with 2300 churches and counting, volunteering for a project. >> we have to begin to change individuals from the inside out. working with children, and making sure that our children have every opportunity to be successful citizens, and not grow up into cold-blooded killers who are continuing a west baltimore friday. it is part of baltimore celebration for global parking day. >> it brings recognition to the benefits of green's base in urban environments. so often our neighborhoods are paid and hard and there is no respite. >> parking they started in center and cisco five years ago and is celebrated in communities across the world to encourage more green space. this is baltimore second year participating. from 9:00 until 3:00 on friday,
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cycle of violence. >> jessamy said her legacy in office influence the national policy. she changed the focus from quarter drug dealing to violent criminals. she wrote the witness intimidation laws now on the books, created a committee prosecution program and anti- gang initiatives. her tenure has also been tumultuous. residents have criticized her for not being tougher on nonviolent criminals and repeat offenders. the park provided places for people to enjoy games or a snack in the middle of the hustle and bustle. >> i hope people will slow down and recognize the value of small green places in baltimore city. there are so many vacant lots that are not taken care of, and if we can just capture a few of them, we can create new neighborhoods. >> organizers hope to highlight jessamy proclaims she is not finished with her career in public service, it is only going in a different direction. >> i believe that things happen to us for a reason. i believe that my destiny is to impact positively baltimore city, and i think i have an opportunity to do that. [applause] >> a few hours later, applause greeted gregg bernstein as he some of the other benefits of a little bit of green. >> with all the pavement, in it creates an island effect. having the grass and sod and trees cleans the air and cools the atmosphere and makes it a much more pleasant place to be. i think it also improved the morale of all the people around. >> they hope it will make a lasting impression. >> willing to bring awareness to the importance of green space in
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spoke about his victory, from the very spot he announced his candidacy. >> people were ready for a change, and ready for a fresh approach to tackling the crime and violence in baltimore's neighborhoods. >> birds dean tells us what else he plans to do -- bernstein tells us what else he plans to do as baltimore's top prosecutor. >> despite six days of early voting opportunities, voter turnout in maryland's primary the city. >> for more information and parking deck, visit -- on parking day, visit our website, wbaltv.com. >> three days after the polls close, gregg bernstein wins the democratic primary. what he will do next, straight ahead. >> plus an update on the hop in shooting investigation. details next. >> a horse rescue in howard appears to have been the lowest on record. the maryland state board of elections reports the official polling place turned out to be about 24%. montgomery county had the lowest turnout, with only 18%. garrett county had the highest turnout, with nearly 40%. the board's turnabout records go back to 1982. -- turnout records. >> tonight we are learning more county is caring for six critically ill horses. that story is coming up. >> this is wbal-tv 11 news at 6 in hd. >> are big story tonight, gregg beei
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about yesterday's triple shooting that ended in a murder- suicides at johns hopkins hospital. police say a man distraught over news of his mother's help open fire on a doctor. he later turned the gun on his mother and then himself. >> patients with appointments here at the hospital said that everything seemed to be running normally, although hospital officials and investigators do have some follow-up work to do. the police commissioner talked about his investigation into what was done well and what could have been done better. a day after mass chaos at one of the best hospitals in the world, a closer look at exactly what went on in and around hospital room 873, where a man shot a doctor, his mother, and then turned the gun on himself. the police commissioner says investigators are dissecting every detail. >> is there some key we missed, something we could do better?
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>> much of the analysis surrounds the shooter, paul warren pardus. >> these are things hopkins is going to examine through our investigation. was there a clue what could have picked up? >> please know that pardus owns the gun he he used for two years. he held a permit for it since 2006. at this point, they don't think the shooting was premeditated. >> we don't know yet if it was in his daily routine, coming in visiting his mother, that he always had that done. was this an anomaly in his behavior? those are the things, the questions we are asking. >> the commissioner said hopkins officials are taking a close look at surveillance video, looking at where he entered the hospital and what security systems were in place. >> i would give us high marks for how the whole thing proceeded.
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there were some missteps, none of them cost anyone -- hazard did anyone say, but there are clearly things we could do better. >> according to hospital officials, dr. david cohen is in fair condition tonight. they also released a statement this afternoon saying that the hospital employs about four hundred security guards, but as with any large public place, isolated incidents recur. our institution will continue as always to assess and reassess our security needs. >> it is good to hear dr. cohen will be okay. police are investigating a triple stabbing aboard the no. 51 bus. it happened in northwest baltimore. all the victims are expected to
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survive. >> it has been a week of testimony in the trial of three men accused of the murder of city councilman ken harris. --t of today's questioning >> one witness said she no longer feel safe. she suffers from post-traumatic stress syndrome. she dropped out of morgan state university because of depression. >> she said, "i thought i was going to die." she described the terror she felt when r. roberts came in and stole her back. -- when armed robbers came in and stole her bag. she said gloves, a bullet
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cartridge casings, and bandanas did not belong to her. >> in one statement, she said that mr. harris called the bar before he came, and mr. cummings testimony was that mr. harris did not call the bar. also, in one of her statement she said that mr. harris went out of the bar first, and three or four seconds later, mr. covington went out of the bar. that was a discrepancy with what mr. covington said. >> covington said that as he and harris walked out of the bar, the robbers approached. he was ordered at gunpoint to go back into the bar and hand over the cash. three men are accused of robbing the club. during the testimony she said i was upset, i had just been robbed, and i had just learned that someone had been murdered.
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>> she never even brought up the fact that someone had gloves on until she met with the state's attorney and the detectives back in june of 2009. even though she could have said at least two times that somebody had gloves on, and even when they showed her gloves that were pulled out of her purse, she still never has that moment and says by the way, these people had gloves on. >> prosecutors are beginning to present the evidence. the defense said the only weapon recovered belongs to the bar owner, keep covington. midst firing three shots at the suspects as they ran out of back door readmits barring three shots. no guns used in the robbery or the murder have been recovered. >> a cold front moved through the area last night and early this morning and we are beginning to feel the change in air mass behind the front. drier conditions are settling
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in. behind the front, you can see little bit of scattered cloud cover passing through the region. clouds in amount associated with cool air coming off the great lakes. in four western maryland, it has been a fall-like day. computer models continues to show a very nice weather pattern unfolding for this weekend. expect comfortable, late summer conditions. 51 in the suburbs, 58 in the city. we will see of this nice weather pattern will last through the weekend with the complete forecast, coming up in just a minute. >> cleanup chores mark the end of the work week for several states. new york was one of the hardest hit. it is not confirm whether it was a tornado across all that damage. chris clackum has a closer look at storm damage across the nation. >> authorities suspect this is one of at least half a dozen tornadoes that torpor central
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ohio thursday evening. daybreak brought proof of just how damaging that word. area southeast of columbus like athens were hard hit. five of 13 people injured during the storms here were still in hospital friday. a meteorologist said it had winds of up to 135 miles an hour. toppled mobile homes and caused widespread damage to other structures. >> the neighbor's garage blew up, came up in the air, pieces of a just hit the house, shifted its foundations. it through to buy for as all the way through the house, through the closet, into the bedrooms. >> storm damage in northern ohio close the campus of an agricultural research and development center. there was of clean up from a suspected twister in new york city, where another set of storms thursday left a mess considered at least out of the
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ordinary. >> i looked out and it was pitch black. then i saw the rain -- you cannot tell which way it was going. things were just lying, all the furniture in the backyard was lying. >> in wichita, kan., they are still amazed at the giant hailstorm a storm produced out there, weighing over a pound, measuring a record 7.5 inches in diameter. >> amazing pictures there in new york. still ahead, a new study sheds light on why some girls hit puberty earlier than others. it may have to do with their fathers, or the lack of. >> daughter -- doctors are now urging pregnant women to get the flu shot this fall. >> as conservatives gather for the annual values voters conference, should the conservative focus be on family issues, or as the tea party
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preaches, on economic concerns? that conflict is the story coming up next. >> administrators at one area high school are not afraid to deal with bullying. i am tim tooten, live in the tv i am tim tooten, live in the tv host: could switching to geico really save you 15% or more on car insurance?
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conference. the growing movement is divided over priorities. -- for their annual conference. >> how sweet it is. >> one by one, the most conservative candidates one republican primaries but to take on democrats. >> i am so eager for november to come. i cannot wait, how about you? >> we cannot relent until we win the american congress back for the common sense and common values of the american people. >> what are those values? conservatives are divided. the tea party is rising, fighting for lower taxes, let up -- less government, lower deficits. but they are to obsess with president obama, complained some at this conservative conference. >> i think we should be concerned about our own values and morals. >> they want the focus back on
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abortion and gay marriage. >> you cannot be a fiscal conservative if you do not understand the value of having the culture that is based on values. >> delaware's christine o'donnell called barack obama anti-american. democrats figure out their chances have improved, which the party members deny. >> i don't believe that. i think there is a shift going on in this country here. >> no question, but how conservatives are shifting is another issue. >> with many value of voters during their social issues are pushing them to the back burner. >> the latest poll shows more americans believe the country is headed in the wrong direction. our interactive guides on wbaltv.com show how voter turnout could tip the balance of power.
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>> in tonight's medical alert, medical experts are strongly encouraging pregnant women to get their seasonal flu shots this fall. a new letter from 10 professional organizations notes the shot provides protection against the h1n1 virus as well as two strains of seasonal flu. that vaccine also protects a new baby until he or she is old enough to get a flu shot, which is six months of age. experts say the flu shot has not been shown to cause any harm for a baby or mom, and a safe for women in any trimester, as well as those who are breast feeding. girls living in a home without a biological father tend to hit puberty at an earlier age, according to new research. in a study of more than four hundred young girls, early onset of puberty was linked to the absence of fathers. the strange part, only for those in high income households.
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researchers say more studies are needed to find out why it might be true. early puberty has been associated with the greater risk for some cancers. researchers in utah found -- they found that living at an altitude of about 6,500 feet above sea level increased the risk by a ratio of nearly one- third. >> altitude is one of the strongest risk factors we were able to identify as being related to suicide. >> one theory suggest lower intake of oxygen at these levels may complicate metabolic imbalance is in those who have depression and other mental illnesses. the doctor said these latest findings bed for more studies. countries abroad show similar studies, including south korea, where the suicide rate at higher
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altitudes increased 125%. >> now, your forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> we saw those big storms moved through here about 24 hours ago and talked about a possible tornado up in new york city. the was a confirmed tornado in ocean county, new jersey. early in the morning, you can see the last of the showers heading out across the atlantic and moving away. it is back to dry weather pattern. even the cloud cover is beginning to dissipate a bit. any of the cloud cover that did build up around here will generally clear out as high pressure moves in with comfortable temperatures. 59 out near oakland right now in four western maryland. 64 at pittsburg, 65 at cleveland. 54 right now and bradford, pa.. the warmth will be pushed farther to the south.
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salisbury at 80, and everybody else has cooled back into the 70's or even 60's in the far western parts of the state. the futurecast shows the clearing trend expected across a region. overnight lows should drop into the low 50's, upper 50's at the inner harbor. there is the front that kicked up the big storms. you can still see a couple of those storms on satellite imagery out over the atlantic. high-pressure delivers a beautiful weekend. the next front may get here sunday night, monday morning, but there will not be a lot of moisture associated with it. there is some cold air behind it. there is a rain-no mixed in montana this afternoon, where temperatures are only in that 30's. wintery conditions up in parts of the rockies with some rain and snow. that front arrived here late sunday into monday, with a few
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spotty showers and only a couple of clouds moving east of the mountains into baltimore. the front pushes down into virginia. skies clear out on monday and it will be cool and dry going into the early part of next week. 78-83 tomorrow, the normal high is 78. overall, within a couple of degrees of normal. northeast winds on the bay will be like, waves less than a foot. heading westbound, plan on all conditions, maybe some upper 30's tonight and into tomorrow. a very nice afternoon tomorrow, mostly sunny and 75. around the bay, beautiful weekend conditions. and the lower eastern shore, especially along the coast, there might be with current because of the big hurricanes out in the atlantic. -- there might be rip currents kar. l is living inland across
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mexico -- karl is moving inland across mexico. igor is still a category 3 hurricane. julia is weakening, and hurricane karl is moving inland and should weaken rapidly. for igor, it looks like up sunday afternoon or evening arrival in the bermuda area. it will cut right across that island area and then head off to the northeast and slowly weaken. does not look good for bermuda, but it is not nearly as strong as it was earlier in the week. 80 tomorrow with sunshine, 83 on sunday. partly cloudy skies monday as temperatures drop back into the upper 70's. a chilly 51 tuesday morning, then sunny during the day. we should see a chance for rain next thursday and friday. >> if you have trouble getting a
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high-speed internet access because of where you live or work, things in maryland are about to get much better. details are straight ahead. >> with the october 1 deadline approaching, if you have not put down the cell phone behind the wheel yet, we will give you one more reason why the time is now. that story is coming up. >> bp engineers say they are just hours away from permanently sealing the well, but there is still a lot of work left in the gulf. we'll have details, coming up.
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>> we have been reminding viewers about the new cell phone law, but it bears repeating that as of october 1, it will be illegal to talk on a hand-held cell phone behind the wheel. >> while many people have made the switch already to enhance free option, some drivers have not, making those in law enforcement think this could be a tough sell. >> things are going to get worse, at least initially. >> coral jeffrey kirschner has reason to be skeptical. texting and talking on a cell phone while driving has become such a part of the culture, despite the change in laws, he still sees it on a daily basis. >> recently we had young men crash into the back of a pregnant woman when he picked up his own and looked down and rear
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end of the car in front of him. >> it only took a split-second, and that is the lesson the police want you to hear. a harsh reality we have seen way too much. is the message getting through to the texting generation? we listed the help of a local college student and self- proclaimed chronic texture and cellphone talker, to see if she could be convinced to change her ways. >> hold on, i think i got a text from my boyfriend. >> with the help from corporal kirschner, she learns fast that distracted driving will cost her. after a mock traffic stop, she gets a very real message. as of october 1, driving while using a hand-held cell phone will cost you $40 for the first citation, $1,000 for the next
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ticket. >> it is just not worth it. it is not worth someone's life to this answer one text. you can lay. -- you can wait. >> another reminder, october 1 is just two weeks away. it will be against the law to use a hand-held cell phone while behind the wheel. it is already against the law to text and drive. we invite you to take our pledge on our website, wbaltv.com. >> we will recap today's top stories, including plans for pat jessamy when she leaves the state's attorney's office. >> we will find out more about what the baltimore
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>> you are watching wbal-tv 11 news at 5 would then stovall, donna hamilton, and forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer.
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>> administrators at one of war can high-school say they want to head off campus bullying before it can begin. the principal and staff members at scanlan high school of trying to drive the message home that it will not be who tolerated. >> tim tooten joins us from the newsroom with more on the story. >> bullying is one of those issues that few people are willing to talk about, at kenwood high school, they said that is exactly what needs to happen to bring the issue to light. and ministers will be the first to tell you that bullying has been -- the school has organized a series of assemblies on campus for students and for parents of middle and elementary school- age children. >> that cannot be scared to come
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to school because of bullying and threats. >> i think they are probably more prone to it, being the low man on the totem pole. i think they are more prone to seeing more things than being influenced by the older ones. >> cyber bullying is made prove to be one of the hot topics. >> if you say something over an internet site or text, it is like your yelling in someone's face. >> school officials say the but should stop at home with parents. >> parents need to know whether kids are doing all the time. they need to know whether their kids are involved in things on the internet, what are they saying, where are they going, who is talking to them? >> administrators hope the school assembly will at least get students and parents to talk about bullying, and how they can
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play a role in helping to solve the problem. >> the assemblies are set for next tuesday and wednesday at kenwood high school and others. we have copies of baltimore county anti bullying policy on our website, as well as tips for parents and students. just log on to our website, wbaltv.com, and click on education. >> for those of you who have trouble getting high-speed internet, a new federal grant to expand broadband internet access it -- access across maryland was announced today by governor o'malley. a grant will help bring high- speed internet to underserved businesses and homes all across the state. >> we must be connected to one another. we must be better connected to our customers. we must be better connected to our institutions, our businesses, our community colleges, because it is through
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those connections that we fuel this innovated economy that is maryland. >> the money for the grant came from federal stimulus funds. state officials expect it will create 1600 new jobs. >> three days after election day, patricia jessamy has conceded the race to challenge your gregg bernstein. during a press conference this afternoon, jessamy thank her supporters and said she is now ready to move forward. >> i am definitely not going quietly into the night. i am a public servant by nature, and there is an initiative that i have been working on that i am going to volunteer initially my time sunday, and is that it's violence to virtue initiative. >> she said she had a pleasant conversation with gregg bernstein this morning. she told him that her staff
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should be able to continue with their work for the city. a not guilty plea tonight from state senator ulysses currie. he appeared in federal court on charges of bribery, conspiracy, mail fraud, and extortion. he is accused of illegally using his influence to benefit a grocery store chain. he was ordered to surrender his passport and has stepped down as chairman of the state budget and taxation committee. he is running unopposed in november's general election. >> after almost five months, cbp engineers say by tomorrow they will finish work to permanently seal that fractured deepwater horizon well. >> it is the worst oil spill in u.s. history, but sealing the well will not be the end of the work along the gulf coast. >> in the gulf right now, cement is blowing instead of oil, the final step in permanently sealing the fractured deepwater horizon well, a process bp
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engineers say should be finished sometime tomorrow. it will take about 5,000 gallons of cement to do the job, pumped in through the primary relief well which intercepted with a crippled rig thursday. almost 13,000 feet below the floor of the gulf. as teams close of the rig, they are also beginning to close down operations at this bill site. >> we are demobilizing equipment not needed at the well site right now. >> even now, almost five months after the rig explosion and collapse and more than two months after, teams are still finding oil. they have identified blankets of crude in some areas to inches thick. federal officials are promising to continue work in the region for as long as it takes. >> we are in the midst of a comprehensive effort to monitor
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the fate of the oil and the dispersants subsurface. >> most agree that even when the well is sealed, there will still be a lot of work left to be done. the coast guard has committed to being a part of the cleanup through the end of the year, or longer if necessary. in venice, louisiana, at j. gray, wbal-tv 11 news. >> still ahead, we have a video to show you that is literally going to send you up a wall. >> a toddler crawls into highway traffic with trucks barreling by. how this nerve wracking scene ends, straight ahead. >> i am going to carry some acid in a cup and throw it on the first person i see. >> the alleged victim is telling a different story. details when we cover the nation. >> is going to be a beautiful weekend, and at centennial park this weekend, there is a great
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event that will help keep your heart healthy and raise monea
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>> we have breaking news in northeast baltimore. >> harford road, city police are on the scene of an accident. a bicyclist in bought in an accident with another vehicle. there are in the process treating the bicycles, but city police have had to shut down north and southbound car for road at this location. -- harford road. >> an unbelievable sight in turkey, a toddler sitting on a busy highway, oblivious to the danger. the mother of the baby says he must have woken up from a nap and wandered off. for almost half a minute, drivers barreled past the boys without even slowing down. finally, a truck driver saw the babysitting in the road and blocked traffic until the mother, who was frantically searching for the toddler, ran onto the highway and pick him up. the little boy was not hurt. the mother was questioned by
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police, but no charges were filed. british police have arrested six men connected with an alleged threat with polk benedictus on day two of his state visit to the uk. five of the men were arrested at a garbage depot and the other later at his home. they have yet to be charged. the depot where they work is not parks of london -- not a part of london where the pontiff is scheduled to visit. >> police in washington state say a woman who claims she was the victim of an acid attack now says she made up the whole story. they say the burn she suffered a self-inflicted. over the course of the investigation, they say several discrepancies surfaced. they then executed a search warrant at her parents' home and seized a number of items. it was then she questioned -- then she confessed to making it all up. >> you look at the splash
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pattern, you look at the time of night, when people would not normally be wearing sunglasses. there were things that just did not add up. >> she originally told police she was attacked by an african- american woman. she says she is extremely upset and very remorseful. she could still face criminal charges. >> still ahead, we have some cities for you to check out if you are in the market for a job. >> when it comes to keeping your heart healthy, it pays to think of ways to stay as fit as possible. coming up, details on an event that will be a great first step. >> a horse rescue in howard county, caring for six critically ill horses. that story is coming up. >> clearing skies and comfortable temperatures settling in for the weekend. 78 degrees, 45% relative
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>> here is a look at what we are working on for 11 news at 6. patricia jessamy concedes the race in her bid to continue as baltimore city state's attorney. hear from both jessamy and gregg bernstein. police continued to gather evidence after the son of a patient open fire on a doctor inside hopkins hospital. we'll have these stories and
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>> it's a coin to be beautiful again for just about anything, and the american heart association hope she will spend part of your day sunday taking a walk to help your heart. >> the community is really taking action. jennifer franciotti has more. >> a bake sale in howard county
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to raise money for the american heart association. >> raising money for a great cause, everyone knows how important raising money for heart research is. we love that we can do it. >> the local firm is one of dozens of community organizations gearing up for this and they start off at centennial park. it raises funds for research to fight heart disease and stroke. >> we will have a kids' area and an area for people bringing in their dogs out. we will have heart health screenings at an area for survivors to come out. >> lisa bell is one such a rubber. she was born with congenital heart condition. -- lisa bell is one such survivor. >> i had a pacemaker put in in 2000 and was reared like -- replaced in 2006. i had to have might by about replaced again. >> you don't have to pay for
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registration. lisa can tell you how important any small donation is when it comes to setting up a life. >> the people that come to walk and the people that donate money are actually the true life savers. all the research and all the doctors, we would not have any of that without the support of all these people that come to the wall. >> the three-mile walk starts at 3:00, and the weather is supposed to be gorgeous. >> a great day on sunday. don't forget, city health the days begin monday, october 27. we will what from city hall to the harbor. there are activities all week, including the chance to work out with ray rice. there is a link on our website, wbaltv.com. >> now, your forecast with chief meteorologist tom tasselmyer. >> the baltimore marathon is
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about a month away, and conditions could not be better for folks getting in those long runs for the marathon coming up. a popular time to get out and stretched it out of it. tomorrow morning should be very comfortable. the showers move out in the early morning. the skies cleared out and most of the day we saw a good deal of sunshine. this afternoon, temperatures in the low 80's. the last of the rain getting out of radar range fairly early on in the morning as the big thunderstorms rumbled through parts of the eastern shore and on up to new york city. now the skies had cleared out nicely. the last cloud should diminish as we had through the early evening, allowing cool, dry conditions to move in. the cool air in amounts will settle down in the central and eastern part of the state overnight tonight and during the day tomorrow. the futurecast shows an early
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saturday morning with clear skies. it should be very good for runners early tomorrow morning. 51 in the northwest suburbs, 58 at the inner harbor. northwest winds diminishing to about 5 miles an hour. high pressure moves in from the ohio valley and sticks around for tomorrow. on sunday we will be watching this cold front. there is not much moisture associated with it at all. there is a little bit of rain and snow behind the front in the ies.hern rock other than a sprinkle in the mountains sunday night, we will hardly even notice that front sliding through here as it settles down to virginia. it will shift the winds back around to the northeast and bring in color than normal temperatures next week, but other than that, a dry forecast is on tap. is a 78-83 -- highs of 78-83.
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barely a job on the open waters of the bay, so a decent day of the chesapeake tomorrow. some fall weather coming in pretty soon, out at the creek this afternoon temperatures were only in the 50's and low 60's. tomorrow they should get up into the mid-60's. sunny skies and 80 around the bay. the lower eastern shore should be beautiful. the rip current threat will be there because of the hurricanes offshore. igor looked like it will be very close to bermuda sometime sunday afternoon or sunday evening. already the swells are reaching the east coast, and could cause some dangerous rip currents until the hurricane can get out of here. partly cloudy and 83 on sunday, 78-79 degrees for afternoon temperatures monday and tuesday.
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we do need the rain, and it looks like a better chance for a few showers or thunderstorms next thursday and friday. >> shareholders of united and continental airlines have approved combining the two companies. it would create the world's largest airline. the $3 billion stock swap is expected to close in the next couple of weeks. the new company will be called united continental holdings and be based in chicago. regulators have already signalled approval, but it could be a year before they fly as one airline. an old scam involving credit cards is making a comeback. according to the ohio attorney general, telemarketers are making pitches to consumers offering to slash their interest rate. they have names like cardmember services or credit card services. they sign people up and then charge them hundreds of dollars to supposedly cut interest
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rates. experts say to hang up on them. you can call your credit card company and ask for a reduction yourself. you might want to think about heading south if you are in a job search. raleigh, north carolina, topped the list, tying with washington, d.c. berman alabama, grand rapids, michigan, and green bill south carolina -- greenville, south carolina. charlotte is the second-largest banking center in the u.s., right behind new york city. >> patients getting their medicine from one medical marijuana dispenser can now get mixed with ice cream. each point is $15, comes in three flavors. eating an entire pie would be the equivalent of smoking a joint, we are told.
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there is understandable concern that the potent ice cream could accidentally fall into the hands of children. >> we very explicitly label all of our products with a marijuana leaf and it says keep out of reach of children. we are very mindful. i come from a very conservative family. >> to get that ice cream, you have to be a card carrying marijuana patient, and you cannot eat the ice cream at the dispensary. changes coming to the baltimore city state's attorney's office. incumbent pat jessamy conceded to challenger gregg bernstein today. we'll have the latest on that. the sad case of irony, or is it just old-fashioned animal abuse? course is rescued from a horse rescue farm. >> it looks like a part in the middle of the city, but these parking spaces have been temporarily transformed. i have details on what is all about. about. everyone knows a fee is a tax. you raised some taxes during that period,
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particularly the property tax as well as a lot of fee increases. as you know, there's a big difference between fees and taxes. but...they're the same. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. it's a tax. there's a big difference between fees and taxes. fees and taxes are one in the same. if it comes out of my pocket, it's a tax. now he says it isn't true. we didn't raise taxes. what? still doing the same thing, paying out more money. typical politician. definitely.
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